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COVID-19: 268 Nigerians arrive from China

The Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Saturday confirmed the arrival of 268 Nigerians from China.

The flight arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday afternoon.

Dabiri-Erewa, who disclosed this on her Twitter handle, said the returnees would proceed on compulsory 14 days quarantine as stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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Some of the evacuated nationals were racially abused by provincial officials in Guangzhou, China, over COVID-19.

They were reportedly evicted from their apartments and hotels following their alleged refusal to go for the mandatory quarantine imposed by the Guangdong Provincial authorities.

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